Sun, 22 May 2022

EU heads tell Ukraine military supplies will continue

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the bloc would ensure Ukraine that it has ...

Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

China in talks with Russia to buy oil for strategic reserves: Report

Beijing [China], May 22 (ANI): China is seeking to refill its strategic crude stock pipes with discounted Russian oil, a ...

Mideast in Pictures: Turkey eager to welcome back international tourists

© Provided by Xinhua ISTANBUL, May 21 (Xinhua) -- As one of the major tourist destinations in the Middle East, ...

One Killed in Renewed Anti-coup Protests in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan - Sudanese security forces killed one protester Saturday during renewed demonstrations against a military take over that derailed ...

US Sees Risk of COVID Supply Rationing Without More Funds

WASHINGTON - The White House is planning for dire contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this ...

Government providing Rs 1.10 lakh crore in additional subsidy to protect farmers from rise in fertilizer prices: Sitharaman

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the government has protected farmers ...

U.S. probe into 2019 civilian killings case in Syria hypocritic, dangerous

© Provided by Xinhua The Pentagon's position on the 2019 Syrian strike is dangerous. It not only demonstrates lax U.S. ...

International Yoga and Naturopathy College to come up in Sikkim

Gangtok (Sikkim) [India], May 21 (ANI): Union Minister of Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday announced the setting up of an ...

NYCFC host Fire, look to run unbeaten streak to 7

New York City FC will look to continue their torrid play on Sunday when they host the Chicago Fire FC. ...

Man held for raping beauty pageant participant 8 years ago

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 21 (ANI): Nepal Police on Saturday arrested a man accused of raping one of the participants of ...

Bilawal seeks better ties with US, says 'I'm against hate-politics, division and polarization'

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): Asserting that he is particularly "anti-hate-politics, division and polarization", Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has ...

Dharmendra Pradhan underlines need to be prepared for challenges through 'holistic skilling strategy'

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday highlighted the need to prepare the workforce ...

EAM Jaishankar congratulates newly-elected French Foreign Minister

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday, congratulated Catherine Colonna as the new Minister ...

Moscow Bans 963 US Citizens From Entering Russia as Countermeasure - Foreign Ministry

Moscow [Russia], May 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Moscow has banned 963 US individuals, including US President Joe Biden, his relatives, and other ...

French Open 2022: Djokovic returns to defend crown, Nadal eyeing 14th title

Paris [France], May 21 (ANI): The second Grand Slam of the year, the French Open, will have plenty on the ...

Mbappe transfer saga over as PSG star chooses destination reports

The Spanish press say the French wonderboy has told Real Madrid 'no'Paris Saint Germain forward Kylian Mbappe's transfer saga is ...

Top Finnish lawmaker balks at Turkey's NATO threat

Parliament speaker says Helsinki can?t change its laws and extradite ?innocent people? to allay Ankara's terrorism concernsFinland's top legislator has ...

Biden Risks Troubled Americas Summit in Los Angeles

WASHINGTON - While President Joe Biden travels in Asia, his administration is scrambling to salvage next month's summit focused on ...

Milley: West Point Cadets Should Be Ready for Robot, Drone-led Wars

WASHINGTON - The top U.S. military officer challenged the next generation of Army soldiers on Saturday to prepare America's military ...

Emerging talent from IPL 2022 will make it to Team India, feel experts

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 21 (ANI): The IPL provides the young talent in the country a platform not just to ...

Kylian Mbappe to stay at PSG despite talks with Real Madrid

Paris [France], May 21 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain star forward Kylian Mbappe has decided to renew his contract with the Ligue ...

India, Singapore condemn terrorism, emphasize need for international cooperation

Singapore, May 21 (ANI): India and Singapore underlined their commitment to counter-terrorism cooperation while condemning terrorism in all its forms, ...

Very worried, says Naomi Osaka on returning to French Open

Paris [France], May 21 (ANI): Ahead of the clash with America's Amanda Anisimova in the first round of the French ...

Jaishankar hits out at Rahul Gandhi, says change in IFS is not called arrogance but defending national interest

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): Hitting out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his remarks concerning "complete change" in ...

International Tea Day: Checkout some health advantages of 5 different herbal teas

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world and in India, ...

Sushmita Sen celebrates 28 years of her Miss Universe win

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 21 (ANI): May 21 holds a special place in actor Sushmita Sen's life as she was ...

Delhi court grants bail to DU professor Ratan Lal in alleged inciting Facebook post case

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Saturday granted bail to Delhi University Professor Ratan Lal, in ...

Cuttack's Barabati Stadium to allow 100 per cent spectators for India-SA T20I

Cuttack (Odisha)[India], May 21 (ANI): The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has made elaborated arrangements for the second T20 Cricket Match ...

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Bilawal seeks better ties with US, says 'I'm against hate-politics, division and polarization'

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): Asserting that he is particularly "anti-hate-politics, division and polarization", Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has ...

Taliban's 'atrocious' regime root cause of food scarcity in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Since the takeover, the Taliban's hard regime has waged war and constant unrest in the ...

Sri Lanka: 10-hour-long water cut imposed in Colombo amid food, fuel shortage

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): Several parts of the Colombo city will undergo a 10-hour- long water cut on ...

Rights Groups Decry Taliban Shuttering of Human Rights Commission

washington - The Taliban's decision to dissolve Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission is a major setback for the country, say ...

Economic crisis: Talks between Sri Lanka, IMF to conclude on May 24

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): The ongoing discussion between International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Sri Lanka, to help mitigate ...

Global wheat war is coming media

West could be forced to ask Russia for grain in exchange for lifting sanctionsWheat prices have surged to record highs ...

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